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  • Kirkegaard: The Importance of Exports In the Euro-Zone Thursday, 3 Jun 2010 | 9:48 AM ET
  • Debt Crisis May Cause Run on Europe Banks: Strategist Thursday, 3 Jun 2010 | 4:16 AM ET

    Coordinated liquidity measures and quantitative easing may have to return and banks could take another hit to their balance sheet because of the sovereign debt problems in the euro zone, according to Ashok Shah, the CIO at London & Capital.

  • Greek Disease in the House Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 4:09 PM ET

    Are we to believe that Obama will rescind the excess appropriations? Hardly. And since pay-go is dead, most of this new spending will not be offset. It will add to deficits and debt. It’s the Greek disease. The welfare state run amok. Right here at home.

  • Morici: Who Needs The Euro Anyway? Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 11:47 AM ET
    Euro coins

    Once upon a time, the European Economic Community-remember that quaint post-World War II institution-thrived without a single currency. A larger European Union can again, but it needs to jettison the fantasy that the benefits of capitalism can be accomplished without adequate incentives to work hard and invest.

  • Farrell: Prepare For A Counter-Trend Rally Tuesday, 25 May 2010 | 11:53 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    The Euro is in big danger. German patience, if it can be called that, will reach the limit. The US voter should realize we are bailing out the euro zone, and who signed up for that?

  • Busch: Germany Takes Critical Step Monday, 24 May 2010 | 10:38 AM ET
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel

    Merkel is showing the rest of Europe that they are serious about their own deficits and are serious about the rest of Europe following their lead.

  • Farrell: Trichet—A Vestal Virgin No More Monday, 24 May 2010 | 9:47 AM ET
    Jean-Claude Trichet

    For a few happy years, European Central Bank head Jean-Claude Trichet looked down from Mt. Olympus—which is really his 35th floor office—and saw that all was good.

  • Traders Anxious Over Euro and Financial Reform Friday, 21 May 2010 | 1:11 PM ET

    Dread of potential new financial regulations and late-week risk-trimming raised the anxiety among U.S. traders on Friday, said Wall Street traders and analysts.

  • Busch: ECB Is Not the Fed Friday, 21 May 2010 | 10:26 AM ET

    The calamitous actions and inactions by European officials continue to drive uncertainty throughout the financial markets.

  • Europe Crisis Will Hit Global Growth: El-Erian Friday, 21 May 2010 | 8:03 AM ET
    Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian

    The European debt crisis will deliver a "meaningful hit" to global growth and the recent selloff in stocks indicates the global economy has major structural issues, Mohamed El-Erian, CEO and co-Chief Investment Officer of Pimco, told CNBC Friday.

  • Farrell: Germany's Southern Discomfort Wednesday, 19 May 2010 | 11:08 AM ET
    Greece

    Germany and France can't borrow or tax enough to cover all the debts of their southern neighbors.

  • The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has published its detailed economic analysis of the Greek restructuring program. It makes for truly grim reading.

  • Morici: Lessons from Greece for the United States Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 4:52 PM ET

    As the Flash Crash in U.S. equity markets May 6 illustrated, problems in Greece can have grave consequences for not merely other Mediterranean economies and Europe, but U.S. and the broader global economy.

  • Could Italy Be Better Off than its Peers? Tuesday, 18 May 2010 | 8:25 AM ET

    As Greece gets its first instalment of aid from the European Union Tuesday, investors and traders are concerned about the fiscal strength of the other PIIGS: Portugal, Italy, Ireland and Spain.

  • Can PIIGS Dance the Austerity Two-Step? Monday, 17 May 2010 | 4:59 PM ET
    Debtor Nations

    Call it the eurozone two-step.  That’s what the euro nations in distress will be asked to dance  on Tuesday as their ministers present their recovery plans to the body of 16 eurozone finance ministers engaged in an emergency meeting in Brussels.

  • Busch: UK Puts On a Toga Monday, 17 May 2010 | 11:34 AM ET

    A new government is formed in Europe and problems ensue. They check the books from the outgoing administration and discover things are worse than they knew. If this sounds familiar, it should as this is what happened in Greece. It is now occurring in the United Kingdom.

  • Yoshikami: The Euro's Bitter Pill Monday, 17 May 2010 | 9:27 AM ET

    As the euro plunges to a four-year low against the dollar and respected economists like Paul Volker wonder out loud if the currency will survive, reflection is necessary to determine why this once prestigious currency appears to be crashing on the rocks of uncertainty.

  • Greek Leader Considers Action Against US Banks Monday, 17 May 2010 | 6:22 AM ET

    Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou declared he is not ruling out taking legal action against U.S. investment banks for their role in creating the spiraling Greek debt crisis.

  • How Close Did Europe Come to Lehman-Style Crisis? Monday, 17 May 2010 | 4:15 AM ET

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  • Fears Intensify that Euro Crisis Could Snowball Monday, 17 May 2010 | 3:52 AM ET
    Euro bills and coins

    After a brief respite following the announcement last week of a nearly $1 trillion bailout plan for Europe, fear in the financial markets is building again, this time over worries that the Continent’s biggest banks face strains that will hobble European economies, the New York Times reported.